Paintpots News

France wants stricter child phone ban in schools

The education minister says pupils may be made to keep their phones in lockers during school hours. more

Why does snow close so many schools?

Hundreds of schools have closed across England and Wales because of snow. How are such decisions made? more

Food banks expected to help 'record number of children'

Biggest food bank charity predicts record demand this Christmas, with Coventry the busiest city. more

Why schools close for a snow day: A head teacher explains

Thousands of schools closed on Monday - but how tough a decision was it after heavy snowfalls? more

Central Saint Martins refunds dramatic writing students

A top fashion university refunds 21 students after admitting the course fell short of expectations. more

What not to say to men who can’t have kids

Opening up about male infertility. more

Two-year degrees to lower tuition fees

Jo Johnson wants to change the system where three-year degrees have "crowded out" anything else. more

'Come out in class - if you want to', teachers urged

Heads urged to offer more support to LGBT teachers to be their "authentic selves". more

Grammar schools 'contrary to common good' - Archbishop of Canterbury

Justin Welby calls on the government to have an inclusive approach to the future of education. more

University of Sussex vice-chancellor gets £230,000 payout

University of Sussex paid the money to Prof Michael Farthing "in lieu of notice". more